Monday, May 7, 2018

The RAHM Report for 5/7/18

What I Finished Reading

  • Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman
    I am definitely going to read more from this series. I enjoyed Tess and her friends and family, and I'll be curious to see how her PI career develops as the books go on. 
  • Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
    I didn't get very much reading done this week because I became consumed by the audio version of Ender's Game. I was so caught up in the world of the story, that I was kind of ruined for other books while I was in the midst of reading this one. Also, I'm shocked that children read this book. It's definitely for an older teen/adult audience!
  • More Milly-Molly-Mandy by Joyce Lankester Brisley
    I've been reading this aloud at lunchtime, and finally finished this week. The stories are all little stand-alone adventures of Millicent Margaret Amanda, nicknamed Milly-Molly-Mandy, who lives with her family in an English village in the 1930s. 

What I'm Currently Reading

  • Rosetown by Cynthia Rylant
    I really can't believe I haven't finished this yet! I'm hoping to have it done by the end of today.
  • By the Great Horn Spoon! by Sid Fleischman
    I don't think I touched this book at all this week. I'll probably end up assigning a number of pages to read per day to make sure I actually get it done by the end of the week. 
  • Post-mortem by Patricia Cornwell
    I've read this before, but I've forgotten the details so I'm listening to the audiobook to get back into the series. I'm having a little trouble getting into it because Ender's Game is still on my mind, but now that it's the only audiobook I'm listening to, it should be a bit easier to focus.
  • Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum by Laura M. Berquist
    I'm finding this book's resources for teaching the Catholic faith to kids very useful. I've read a few homeschool books, but this is the only one that has actually made me want to start getting more organized before our oldest turns five this fall. 
  • The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa Keil
    I've only read the first few pages, but I'm looking forward to getting into this one a bit more this week. 

I'll be linking up today with Unleashing Readers/Teach Mentor Texts and Book Date for It's Monday! What Are You Reading?


  1. My brother has been trying to get me to read Ender's Game. I'd love to get to that this summer, if possible. Thank you for the heads-up on mature content (so that I don't do this as a read-aloud with my kiddos). Have a wonderful reading week, Katie!

  2. Ender's game is one that I've had good luck turning grade 6 and 7 boys onto. Also my son and husband enjoyed it.

  3. I’ve always meant to read Ender’s Game, but it hasn’t happened yet. Maybe someday. Have a great week!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  4. I really enjoyed Ender's Game and have all the books in the series (I think) - so am looking forward to reading the rest soonest!

  5. The Secret Science of Magic is on my TBR. It looks so cute, and since they have it at the library, chances are good I will read it. Can't wait to see what you think.

  6. I really liked the Ender's game movie I should read the book!